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BIC based business expands nationally 29th September 2014

The North East’s largest independent contract cleaning and facilities management business is aiming to become a truly nationwide business with the help of a second six-figure investment from The Finance for Business North East...

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A partnership for SMEs 27th September 2014

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has joined forces with the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) to help ratify support available to SMEs across the region. Having developed a consultative innovation...

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Four office moves in two years for North East business 25th September 2014

Established just over two years ago to provide support for care in the home, Boltonshaw Homecare has recently seen its fourth office move. Having begun life at the North East Business and Innovation Centre...

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Design programme provides a boost for business 23rd September 2014

The Design Council and the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) Ltd are working in partnership to deliver an exciting programme to help forward thinking businesses to stay ahead of the competition. Developed...

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Scottish Independance: Separation favoured over divorce 20th September 2014

Bill O’Neill, Head of the UK Chief Investment Office, UBS Wealth Management    Today after more than three centuries of formal political union, Scottish voters will be invited to vote in a referendum on...

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Why is the Scottish Independance debate now an emotional one 17th September 2014

Matt Boyle, president and chief executive officer Sevcon Most people, familiar with the history, will tell you that for Scots the desire for Independence has always been more emotional than rational. We Celts are...

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North East Entrepreneur heads to Italy on cross border exchange 14th September 2014

A North East events manager is expanding her horizons to work abroad for two months on a cross border exchange programme. Heather Williams, from Stocksfield, is managing director of Talking Point Events and has...

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The North East BIC appoints marketing assistant 12th September 2014

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has appointed Lauren Saul as marketing assistant. Lauren, who studied journalism at the University of Sunderland, joins a number of new recruits recently welcomed to the...

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10 minutes to reach crowdfunding target 4th September 2014

A crowdfunding venture aimed at growing the North-East based financial services and technology firm has reached its target of £150,000 of investment within 10 minutes. Growth Capital Ventures, a North East-based FinTech business that...

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Blinds fitter sees window of opportunity 12th August 2014

After gaining over 15 years experience working for a large organisation, blind fitter, John Kelly decided to take the leap to self employment and with help from the North East Business and Innovation Centre...

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